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ἀνήρ

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Love is swift, sincere, pious, joyful, generous, strong, patient, faithful, prudent, long-suffering, courageous, and never seeking its own; for wheresoever a person seeketh his own, there he falleth from love.
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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr. Cognates include Sanskrit नर (nára) and Old Irish nert.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [anɛː́r]
  • (Koine): IPA: [anˈeːr]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [anˈir]

Noun

ἀνήρ (genitive ἀνδρός) m, third declension; (anēr)

  1. man (adult male)
  2. husband

Usage notes

The word ἀνήρ may form a crasis with the definite article, resulting in and ἀνήρ merging. The Attic crasis is ἁνήρ and the Ionic crasis is ὡνήρ.

Inflection

References

Strong’s concordance number: G120

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